Casper Star-Tribune from Casper, Wyoming on October 27, 2009 · 7
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Casper, Wyoming
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009 A7 The Casper Star Tribune publishes obituaries for people across Wyoming and others with ties to the state, I To submit obituaries or for more information, call O07J266-05S4, Monday through Friday. 8 a m, to 5 p.m., or e mail Nina Carlton i V George Edward 'W Bille Mass of Christian Burial for George Edward "Ed" Bille. 99. will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at Our Lady of Futima Catholic Church by Fr, Robert Fox. Vigil for the Deceased will be recited at 7:00 PM Tuesday, October 27, 2U09 at Bustard' Funeral Home! Viewing will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at Bustard'. Rite of Committal will be at Highland Cemetery. Ed died October 24, 2009 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Ed Bille was born June 1, 1910 to Hans P. and Mary Callanan Bille at Sykeston, North Dakota. He married Feme" Peterjohh of Hershey, NE on March 20. 1941. in Salt Lake City, Utah. In World War II he served four years in the Army and spent time in the infantry in the Italy. He was discharged with the rank of Captain. A highlight of Ed's life was meeting and visiting with Ernest Hemmingway who made a brief stop in Casper. Hcmmingway had also served in Italy during World War II with the 85th Infantry. Ed worked for Pacific Power Company in Casper and was news director for the state of Wyoming He was intensely interested in Wyoming History and wrote two books: Early Days at Salt Creek and Teapot Dome and Wyoming, a Pictorial Overview. Both books received awards from the Wyoming State Historical Society. He became a community leader in Casper and served in many positions including Golden Kiwams, WY Historical Society, Honorary Life-Time member of the Rocky Mountain Electrical League, past member of the South Pass Commission and of the Fort Caspar Commission, and past chairman of the Natrona County United Way. He organized and served 1 1 years as an officer for the Wyoming Historical foundation and he did publicity for the Red Cross. He is survived by two daughters, Mary Hartman and her husband Stan Hartman of Cheyenne, Anne Summerson and husband Amram Knishinsky of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren McKenna and Tyler Summerson of Phoenix; and step-grandchildren Anna Hartman of Laramie and Kate Hartman of Cheyenne. He was preceded in death by his wife Feme, October 19, 2001; his parents, two bothers Ralph C. and Lester J. Bille, and his sister Margaret M. Bille. Memorials may be made to the Salt Creek Field Museum, PO Box 190, Midwest, WY 82643 or the charity of choice. Lewis Marquiss "Mark" McCoy Newcastle, WY - - Memorial services for Lewis Marquiss "Mark" McCoy will be held Tuesday, October 27th at 2:00 pm at The First United Methodist Church of Newcastle with Rev. Robert Firebaugh officiating. The services will be followed by a gathering at the Newcastle Senior Center. Burial will be at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, South Dakota. Mark died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 22nd at Weston County Health Services. Mark was born December 21, 1927 at the Wantz Ranch north of Newcastle. He was the oldest of eight children born to Lewis Vernon and Ellen (Wantz) McCoy. After graduating from high school Mark enlisted in the US Navy, serving on the USS South Dakota during 1945 and 1946. After his discharge, he re turned to Newcastle where he was the sales manager for Naramore Ford and later the Chevy Garage. Mark married Nellie G, Currey on March 19, 1949 in Newcastle, where they spent their entire life. During the late 1940's, Mark was a pilot and member of the civil air patrol. He continued flying for many years. He also served in the Wyoming National Guard during the 1 950's. Mark was a member of Inyan Kara Shrine Club, Newcastle Masonic Lodge 13, A.F. & A.M., Newcastle Lions Club, VFW Post 2516, Wyoming Republican Party, Newcastle Country Club, and the First United Methodist Church. He also served on the North East Wyoming Economic Development Board and as a Weston County Commissioner for eight years. Mark is survived by his daughter Karen (Harold) Butts of Houston, Roxanne (Jim) Latham of Casper, and Dan (Carol) McCoy of Newcastle; grandchildren, Brett Butts of Austin TX, Brian Butts, Hous- ; ton, TX, Jodi Edgar; Houston, TX, Jason Latham, Surprise, AZ, Ben Latham, Laramie, WY, Jacob McCoy, Newcastle; three step grandchildren, Susie Calison, Jeremy Moore and Jason Moore; and five great grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings Nadine Jursnick, Seattle, WA, Iris Genoff Newcastle, WY, Gene McCoy Newcastle, WY, Deloris Press Portland, OR, Robert McCoy Ardmore, OK, and special friend Kathy Watson Newcastle, WY. ; s i Mark was preceded in death by his wife Nellie, his parents, and his brothers Donald and Rex McCoy. : His adventurous life led to many interesting stories shared at morning coffee. Markey will be sadly missed by his family and many close friends. Condolences may be sent to Roxanne Latham, ,141 9 Yorkshire Ave., Casper, WY. Memorials will be established for the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital, The First United Methodist Church, and the Newcastle Masonic Lodge Building Fund. - Benjamin F. ' "Tead" Weaver Benjamin F, Tead" Weaver, 86, passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at his home in Upton, Wyoming. ' Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p,m Thursday, October 29, at the Boal Auditorium in the Upton Elementary School with a reception to follow in the cafeteria. A private burial will be in the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, South Dakota. Tead was bom January 7, 1 923, in Lead, South ' Dakota. He was one of four children born to Aimer and Inez Weaver. After graduating from Spearfish, South Dakota High School, Tead attended Black Hills Teachers' College in Spearfish and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1942. Tead married Freda Jean Mabbott on June 5, 1943, in Norman, Oklahoma. Following his discharge in 1946, Tead returned to Spearfish and completed his education at Black Hills Teacher's College. Upon graduation Tead began his teaching and coaching careers in Sundance, Wyoming. Six years later he and his family moved to Upton where he spent the rest of his life. During these years he was a teacher, coach and administrator for the Upton Schools. He retired in 1985. Tead enjoyed many successes as a coach and as an excellent educator, receiving several state and national awards. He was a long-time member of the Wyoming Coaches Association. Survivors include: his wife, Freda; his daughters, JoNel (Roger) Wilmot, Laramie; Lynnea (Doug) Bartlett, Torrington; sons, Brett (Bonny) Weaver, Newcastle; and Chris (Karen) Weaver of Phoenix and Seattle; his grandchildren, Casey and Kyle Wilmot, Brendon and Brady Weaver, Gabe and Josh Bartlett, and Ashley (Weaver) Neal, Aaron, and Nick Weaver, and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings Betty Anderson, Spearfish, South Dakota, and Colleen Travis, Lawton, Oklahoma. Tead was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Clyde. Condolences may be sent to Freda Weaver, Box 803, Upton, Wyoming 82730. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the existing B. F. Weaver Scholarship, First Tier Bank, Box 560, Upton, Wyoming 82730. This scholarship was established for an Upton High School graduate upon Mr. Weaver's retirement. Online condolences may be written at . A3t 1 Nina S Carlton 9181925 -1012412009 Nina Carlton was born September 18, 1925 in Memphis, TX to Howell K and Ona S Stephens. As a child she lived in Washington DC for ten years, but ultimately moved back to Texas as a young adult where she graduated from high school in 1943. During World War II she worked as a topographical draftsman for the US Army, drafting invasion maps of Europe. Following the war she went to work for Magnolia Oil Company as a draftsman, where she met James Carlton. They were married in i949 and moved to Casper in 1952 where they raised their family and remained their entire lives. They had four sons and once they were all in school Nina began her own educational quest. She went back to school and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming in Education. She started out substitute teaching until she received her degree and became a full time teacher in 1967 for the Natrona County School District. She continued her education after becoming a teacher and received her Master Degree from the University of Wyoming in 1975. Nina taught for the school district for over 1 8 years. Nina was an adventurer, she traveled all over the world with her husband, circumnavigating the world 3 times and visited all 7 continents. She was a member of the Century. Club (to be a member you had a have visited over 100 countries) as was Jim. Nina ultimately visited over 125 countries during her life. Nina was an active member of the PTA, Cub Scouts, a founding" member of the Geo-Wives, and was a Sunday school teacher for youth and adults at the First Presbyterian Church. ' After her husband died in 2005 Nina moved to Garden Square Assisted Living. She really enjoyed living there and made many new friends. Her passion for teaching and helping others never ceased. S,he participated in Casper College's Literacy Volunteers Program tutoring young adults. ' " Nina was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a friend to many, an accomplished gourmet cook and will be missed greatly. She was preceded in death by her husband Jim. Survivors included her sons Jim, Tom, and John Carlton of Casper and her son Bill Carlton of Boulder, CO, eight grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. i Graveside services will be Tuesday, October -27, 2009, 1:00 PM at Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery with Pastor Leonard Robinson officiating. In lieu of flowers please send contributions to Central Wyoming Hospice Home, 319 S. Wilson St. Casper, WY 82601. Newcomer Funeral Home in Charge of arrangements. George Bille CASPER - Graveside services for Nina Carlton, 84. will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at the Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery, with Pastor Leonard Robinson officiating. She died Saturday, Oct. 24. 2009, at the Central Wyoming I lospice I lome, ' I I CASPER - Funeral services for George Bille, 99, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at Our Lady of Fat ima Catholic Churrh. Rosary will follow the viewing at 7 p.m., at Bustards Funeral Home, with Father Robert Fox officiating. Viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at the funeral home. He died Saturday, Oct, 24, 2009 in Cheyenne. Robert L Chester LUSK - Inurnment for Robert L. Chester, 89. was held Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, in the Lusk cemetery. He died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009m Blooming-ton-Normal,IU. When World War II broke nut Bnhorf onlUtnH anrl J served in the 10th Mountain cial Forces ski troops in New York and Colorado. He was shipped to Italy, where he was a Communication Wire and Radio Specialist. He returned to Italy in 2002 where the troops of the 10th Mountain were welcomed again by the local people as heroes and liberators. Pier Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements. Cuper'i only tally wwd funeral rvk iCmutomio ustards rncrM Ihmun 600 CY Ave Casper 234-7123 Eva Luers Funeral services for Eva Luers were held yesterday at Mt Hope Lutheran Church. Donald E. Chapin Memorial services for Donald E Chapin were yesterday, October 26, 20u? at the First United Methodist Church. George Edward "Ed" Bille Mass of Christian Burial for George Edward "Ed" Bille wil be celebrated at 10:00 AM Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.Vlgil for the Deceased will be recited at 7:00 PM Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at Bustard's Funeral Home. Viewing will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at Bustard's. Rite of Committal will be at Highland Cemetery. Anita P. Rich Services for Anita P. Rich, 74, be conducted at 1:00 PM, Friday, October 30, 2009 at the LDS Stake Center. Viewing will be Thursday, October 29, 2009 from 12:00 Noon tc 8:00 PM and Friday, one hour prior to service time. Interment will be at Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery. Michael D'Arcy Memorial services for Michael D'Arcy will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at Highland Park Community Church. Mary Lou Sarc SHERIDAN -Memorial services for Mary Lou Sare, 80, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at Kane Funeral Home, with Pastor P.J. Cain officiating. She died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at her home. Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to, The Genesis Foundation, co Bill Rader, 444 Crescent Dr., Sheridan, Wyo. 82801, or The WYO Theater, P.O. Box 528, Sheridan, Wyo. 82801. 3 Military Service The American flag denotes the individual has served in a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory A Tradition of CaringQ Since 1893 710 E. 2nd St. 234-0234 Vou may leave your condolences on our website, -J x i Ruby Alma Adams Risser Ruby Alma Adams Risser, 96, passed away on October 22, 2009 at Life Care Center in Casper, Wyoming. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Risser, her parents, several siblings, a son, David Risser, a grandson, Jim Risser and a granddaughter, Lisa (Risser (Dumke). She is survived by a son, Bryce Risser (LaRon), of Minnesota, two daughters, Judy Gibson (Hugo), of Missouri, JoAnne Risser-Hicks (Ken Hicks) of Casper, a sister, Joyce Baldwin (Gene), a brother, Marvin Adams (Delores), many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren and cousins. Ruby was born on October 20, 1913 in Valley City, North Dakota. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Valley City State University. She also attended the University of North Dakota, the University of Minnesota, andstudied in Germany. She taught high school German and English for many years prior to her retirement. She lived most of her life in North Dakota and Minnesota. Ruby had a beautiful voice and sang at many wedding and funerals throughout her life. She was very creative and artistic. She loved to sew, crochet, knit, quilt, garden and cook. While living in Minnesota on Mille Lacs Lake, on of her favorite places, she loved to fish. She was very much loved by her family and was a loving and giving grandma. She had many long-time friends. She will be missed. There will be a graveside service for Ruby at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at Hillside Cemetery in Valley City, North Dakota. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Strong Tower Family Church in Casper. Bustard's Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements. ' ,

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